Several programs are available to assist employers of direct care workers improve their skills and capabilities.
Mott Community College and Flint STRIVE are working together to build a better workforce.
If your staff members are having difficulty passing the required training classes or have job difficulties including attitude or attendance problems check these assistance programs:
WorkKeys generates powerful, proven results. WorkKeys is a highly a adaptable workforce development solution that defines your workforce needs, quantifies the minimum skill levels that will meet those needs and assesses your job applicants and/or current employees to determine the skill level they possess.
The WorkKeys System provides a complete spectrum of job analysis, assessment, instructional support, reporting and training identification services. The system uses a set of skill scales that accurately measure both the skills of individuals and the competency levels required for successful job performance.
Benefits to Employers:
STRIVE is a non-profit organization funded by the Mott Foundation. STRIVE works with employees who have potential but are currently experiencing problems, such as: dependability, punctuality, honesty, ability to work independently, ability to work with many different kinds of people, following directions, taking initiative, being a self-starter, work ethic.
STRIVE offers an intensive care management component and individual follow up to assure higher level performance.
STRIVE service is available at no cost to employer or employee.